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Welcome to Knox City ...

The city of Knox City is located in Knox County<1>.


The location of Knox City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Knox City, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1873.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Knox City has a population of 203 people<3> (see below for details).

Knox City is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Knox City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Knox City: (660)

The ZIP code for Knox City: 63446<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Knox City had an population of 203 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Knox City had a population of 216 people (or 5.23% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Knox City the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 216 people, the population of Knox City decreased 3.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 223 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Knox City.

Communities Also Named Knox City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Knox City - it's located in Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Knox City.

Communities near Knox City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Knox City.

  • Edina
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
    • Edina is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,117 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina <6>
  • La Belle
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Belle
    • La Belle is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Belle <6>
  • Lewistown
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Ewing
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ewing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ewing
    • Ewing is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 427 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ewing <6>
  • Brashear
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brashear have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brashear
    • Brashear is located in Adair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
  • Wyaconda
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyaconda
    • Wyaconda is located in Clark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
  • Hurdland
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurdland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurdland
    • Hurdland is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
  • Novelty
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novelty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novelty
    • Novelty is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novelty <6>
  • Baring
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baring
    • Baring is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baring <6>
  • Bethel
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel is located in Shelby County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel <6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Knox City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Knox City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Knox City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Knox City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Knox City. See our Newspapers Page for Knox City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knox City ...

Looking for more information about Knox City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Knox City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Knox City.

Adding Knox City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Knox City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Knox City was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Knox City post office opened in 1873.

We also found Knox City in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Knox City.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Knox City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Knox, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Knox City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knox City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Knox City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Knox City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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